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  • Vol. 38, Iss. 5 — Feb. 10, 1999
  • pp: 822–827

Implementation of the spatial and the temporal cross-ambiguity function for waveguide fields and optical pulses

Daniela Dragoman, Mircea Dragoman, and Jean-Pierre Meunier  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 38, Issue 5, pp. 822-827 (1999)

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On the basis of space–time duality, we propose experimental setups to implement the cross-ambiguity function optically in space and time in one and two dimensions. In space the cross-ambiguity is shown to be related to the coupling efficiency between butt-joined optical waveguides. In time it is related to the spectrogram or the frequency-resolved optical gating techniques for the characterization of optical pulses.

© 1999 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(070.1060) Fourier optics and signal processing : Acousto-optical signal processing
(070.6020) Fourier optics and signal processing : Continuous optical signal processing
(120.4820) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical systems

Original Manuscript: May 29, 1998
Revised Manuscript: October 26, 1998
Published: February 10, 1999

Daniela Dragoman, Mircea Dragoman, and Jean-Pierre Meunier, "Implementation of the spatial and the temporal cross-ambiguity function for waveguide fields and optical pulses," Appl. Opt. 38, 822-827 (1999)

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